The polls chief said new ballot papers would be issued only if the existing one had been damaged unintentionally.
This would include instances of the ballot paper being smeared with electoral ink, or being torn while inserting it into the ballot box.
DRP’s letter verifying NIC details recognized as valid document to cast vote
The voters have made their application to obtain the National Identity Card (NIC) can use the letter issued by the Department of Registration of Persons (DRP) verifying the particulars of the NIC as a valid identity document when casting their ballot, says the Election Commission.
The Department of Registrations of Persons had issued this letter printed on a special paper verifying the particulars of the NIC including the name, NIC number and the photograph for the purpose of establishing the identity to cast the vote for the Presidential Election.